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Pickles / Achar recipes


Last Updated : Jun 15,2021



अचार खाने के साथ परोसे जाने वाले - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Pickles / Achar recipes in Hindi)
અથાણું રેસિપિ, આચાર વાનગીઓ, ભારતીય અથાણાં - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pickles / Achar recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Pickles, Achar Recipes

Indian pickle recipes collection, achaar recipes. Spicy, tangy, sweet, or a combination of these flavours, you name it and there are pickles to suit your taste! Pickles (Achar) go well with Parathas and Rotis of all types and are served with most meals to add to the spice quotient.

 Aam ka Achaar, Mango Pickle, Punjabi AcharAam ka Achaar, Mango Pickle, Punjabi Achar

While some quick-fix achars are made in small quantities and stored for just a few days in the Refrigerator, others are made in large quantities and stored for a year or so.

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This section is your gateway to the world of pickles, with tongue-tickling options like Spicy Mango Pickle, Carrot Pickle, Aam ka Achaar, Drumstick Pickle etc.

Sugar Based Pickles

Sweet Lemon Pickle, Nimboo ka Achar, No Oil Lemon PickleSweet Lemon Pickle, Nimboo ka Achar, No Oil Lemon Pickle {ad2}

Sugar based pickles like Aam ki Katki ka Muraba, Methambo, Sweet Lemon Pickle are quite popular. Murabba or "morabba" is an Arabic word meaning to preserve. It is made with finely chopped raw mangoes cooked in sugar syrup and spiced with sambhar masala.

 Kishmish ka Murabba, Sweet Raisin PickleKishmish ka Murabba, Sweet Raisin Pickle

Sambhar masala (Koro Sambar/Methia No Masala) is a zingy spice powder. This tongue-tickling masala is a joy to experience, especially during the winter and monsoon days. Kishmish ka Murabba is a unique pickle made of raisins, sweetened with brown sugar and honey.

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Nimboo ka Achaar is an all-time favorite, with fans spanning across generations! Sweet Peach Pickle is another innovative pickle made by stewing peaches in spiced sugar syrup. Not all pickles are time-consuming.

Quick Pickles 

Garlic PickleGarlic Pickle {ad4}

Quick pickles like Bhindi Til ka Achaar, Tendli ka Achaar, Sweet and Sour Raw Papaya Pickle, Garlic Pickle, Carrot Pickle , Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle take hardly any time to cook. Simply toss crispy bhindi with lemon juice, spice powders and red marinade to make this delicious Bhindi Til ka Achaar. Similarly, you can try Tendli ka Achaar by pickling them in spices.

 Fresh Turmeric and Ginger PickleFresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle

You can almost pickle everything in order to prolong its life - hard berries, onions, raw mangoes, green chillies, carrots, cauliflower, turnips, limes and what you have on hand.

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South-Indian Pickles

Apart from the different types of podi and chutneys that go along with most South-Indian meals, authentic simple dishes like Curd Rice and Bisi Bele Bhaat taste amazing with Lemon pickle or Mango pickle.

Lemon PickleLemon Pickle {ad6}

Best quality raw mangoes are marinated with generous quantities of mustard seeds and chilli powder in sesame oil. The mango pickle is put away in a jar for at least a week before it is served.

Drumstick PickleDrumstick Pickle


Drumstick Pickle is made by sautéing and marinating drumstick in a tangy and spicy masala base that lends the pickle strong flavors. Madras onions are widely used in Southern Indian cuisine.

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Simply marinate them in an array of spices and red marinade to make Madras Onion Pickle that could be served with rice, spicy vegetable, curries or parathas.

Madras Onion PickleMadras Onion Pickle

Rajasthani Pickles

Methi ki LaunjiMethi ki Launji  {ad8}

Whether or not you have made subzis, dals and kadhis, a meal never seems complete without a tangy, tongue-tickling Achaar or Launji. Undoubtedly, Rajasthan has a delightful collection of accompaniments like Shimla Mirch ki Launji, Methi ki Launji and Tamatar ki Launji, which are enjoyed with their meals.

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An evergreen Rajasthani recipe, the Amla Murabba is a wonderful accompaniment to any meal, soft amlas are sweetened and enhanced with aromatic spices like cardamom and saffron.

Spicy Amla PickleSpicy Amla Pickle

Also, you can make this spicy Amla Pickle by marinating amla wedges in a coarse mixture of nigella seeds & fennel seeds and other aromatic spices.

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Ker is a berry exclusive to Rajasthan, it is used in many interesting ways in their cuisine. Ker ka Achaar is an aromatic and appetizing achaar spiced up with a variety of seeds.

Gujarati Pickles

Methia KeriMethia Keri  {ad11}

I still remember the large porcelain jars of Methia Keri and Golkeri that would arrive every summer from my nani’s home. It tastes great with khakhras, theplas and parathas! Also, the arrival of summers brings back memories of me grating raw mangoes with my granny which are then turned into authentic pickles like Chundo.

Quick Mango ChundaQuick Mango Chunda

The traditional preparation of chunda involves dissolving sugar till the pickle reaches a clear syrupy consistency and the mango shreds are translucent. This Quick Mango Chunda is easy to prepare as all the ingredients are combined and cooked in a pan.

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Also, you can enhance the taste by adding onions to make this Kaanda Aur Kairi ka Choonda which can be relished with masala puri or parathas. Gujarati famous breakfast FafdaJalebi is surely incomplete without Raiwala Marcha and Kacha Papaya Sambharo. Sambhaar is a spice mix that is readily available in most Gujarati households. Kaachi Keri No Sambhaar is a no-fuss, easy to make pickle made by just mixing cut raw mangoes with oil and sambhaar powder.

 Raiwala MarchaRaiwala Marcha

Happy Cooking!

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Kaachi Keri No Sambhaar
Recipe# 577
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Sambhaar is a spice mix that is readily available in most Gujarati households. It is enjoyed mixed with curd, or used to make instant pickles such as this one. Kaachi Keri No Sambhaar is a no-fuss pickle made by just mixing cut raw mangoes with oil and sambhaar powder. The dominant flavour of mustar ....
Instant Lemon Pickle
Recipe# 3397
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This is a quick and easy sweet lemon pickle that is ready within minutes as compared to the traditional recipe which takes 20 days to prepare. Whole lemons are pressure cooked with water till the lemon skins are soft. Try and cut the lemons in the mixing bowl in which the pickle is to be combined w ....
Pachranga Achaar
Recipe# 3013
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Pachranga achaar is a famous punjabi pickle which i came across quite accidentally enroute from delhi to ludhiana. There was a huge pickle factory on the highway by the side of which i stopped. Here i discovered they were manufacturing and exporting a whole array of north indian pickles. I stumbled ....
Methambo
Recipe# 3421
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Methambo is one of the best known pickles. Gujaratis are great consumers of all sorts of sweet and spicy pickles, with methambo being one of their favourites. Mustard seeds and round red chillies are first added to the oil, then the mango pieces dressed with turmeric powder and salt are sautéed ....
Nimbu Adrak ka Achaar
Recipe# 3414
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This quick recipe of one of the easiest and most economical pickles to make and is used by most Punjabi households. Lemon juice and salt act as a preservative in th ....
Mixed Vegetable-water Pickle
Recipe# 3411
23 Jul 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This is one of Delhi's most popular winter pickles. Large glass jars of this pickle are often sold at street corners. An assortment of fresh winter vegetables, fresh green garlic in tangy mustard flavoured water makes my mouth water just to think of it. Special "black" carrots available in winter ....
Pickled Baby Onions and Garlic
Recipe# 3412
23 Jul 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Onions are one of the oldest cultivated vegetables and are available throughout the year. Small white onions are best suited for this recipe as they are mild in flavour and do not colour the pickling liquor. Pickled baby onions have been popularly eaten throughout India. Here they have been salted i ....
Lotus Stem Pickle
Recipe# 3436
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Lotus stem, "bhein" or " kamal kakdi" as it is known, is extensively used in Kashmiri, Sindhi and Punjabi cuisines. Some parts of China and South East Asia are also known to use it. It is mainly used in vegetables to make fritters and for pickling. For all those who must be wondering what lotus ste ....
Aam ki Katki ka Muraba
Recipe# 3427
23 Jul 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Murabba or "morabba" is an Arabic word meaning to preserve. This versatile murabba is made of finely chopped raw mangoes cooked in thick sugar syrup and spiced with sambhaar. Chop the mango pieces evenly so that they cook well in the sugar syrup and also look attractive. Enjoy this pickle with hot ....
Minty Onion Rings for Burgers and Wraps
Recipe# 36321
27 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Minty onion rings can be whipped up in a jiffy with easily available ingredients. Use big-sized onions, and separate the rings carefully after slicing, to ensure that the chutney coats them evenly. Although easy, this recipe does taste quite different, because unlike the regular green chutney, t ....
Punjabi Gajar ka Achar
Recipe# 30928
10 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe | instant gajar ka achar | instant carrot pickle | with 18 amazing images. Punjabi gajar ka achar recipe is actually an instant gajar ka a ....
Panchranga Achaar
Recipe# 30929
17 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Pachranga achaar is a famous Punjabi pickle which I came across quite accidentally enroute from Delhi to Ludhiana. There was a huge pickle factory on the highway by the side of which I stopped. Here I discovered they were manufacturing and exporting a whole array of North Indian pickles. I stumble ....
Stuffed Chillies
Recipe# 38583
07 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A fiery combination of green chillies, which are a rich source of vitamin c, and calcium-rich jeera.
Kathal Ka Achaar
Recipe# 38257
03 Jun 20

 
 by Chhaya Taparia
Raw jackfruit when mixed with raw mango and made in pickle form gives a mouth watering taste. Both the things come in the same season and the combination is unique.
Recipe# 14143
31 Jan 20

 
 by pragya bharti
Get the authentic recipe to prepare the traditional pickle from red chillies, Raiwala Mirchi and enjoy it is as a spicy add on to any meal. The delectable combination of spicy red or green chillies with mustard oil and lime juice makes the raiwala marcha a great accompaniment.
Recipe# 9809
28 Jan 19

 
 
by rajni ahuja
Gobhi shalgam gajar da achaar is a north indian pickle recipe of preserving vegetables like cauliflower(gobi), shalgam(turnip) and gajar(carrot) in oil and salt.
Recipe# 36138
22 Mar 18

 
 
by rajni ahuja
Very popular in bengal. Round fully riped ber or kulle is tasty and have lovely mouth watering flavour. Try it ,and eat for full year.
Recipe# 38246
02 May 13

 
 by Apurva_G
Haldi ie Turmeric has lot of medicinal benefits. This Pickle uses very little oil and uses the phrase 'Health bhi Taste bhi' to its fullest.
Recipe# 15476
01 Jan 00

 
 by rajni2
A novel pickle or achar recipe, the Lemon skin achar is sure to tickle your senses and add a zing to your everyday menu. The tangy and spicy lemon achaar is best enjoyed as accompaniment with paranthas or steamed ghee rice.
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Pickles / Achar
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 on 23 Jan 21 04:57 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
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23 Jan 21 08:04 PM
Pickles / Achar
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 on 20 Aug 20 11:39 AM


Great recipes.. specially i liked the green chilli achar recipe.. The mogri recipe is also nice..
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Tarla Dalal    Sugandha thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes, articles you loved.
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22 Aug 20 09:07 AM
Pickles / Achar
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 on 18 Jun 20 03:59 AM


Wow, thank you for the amazing recipe, it was beautifully created with each easy to follow steps. I tried making Raw Mango Pickle, and the taste was lip smacking.